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links for 2011-01-03
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-01-03

World condemns UK control orders And rightly so. They are as bad as Guantanmo, punishment without end for people accused of being athreat without conviction and...

Interesting Links 3 January 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 3 January 2011

Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a good start. I know mine is. I

Earth Project Seeks to Simulate Everything
From The Eponymous Pickle

Earth Project Seeks to Simulate Everything

From the BBC:  Quite a huge undertaking.  Including always problematic aspects of human behavior ... " ... Nicknamed the Living Earth Simulator, the project aims...

Developing Robots for the Emergency Room
From The Eponymous Pickle

Developing Robots for the Emergency Room

In CACM: Developing Robots for the hospital emergency room.  I have worked on simulations of an operating room, which would be a good first step for this.

Neuromarketing Daily
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuromarketing Daily

Newly discovered: The Neuromarketing Daily.-

What Networks Can Tell us About the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Networks Can Tell us About the World

Good overview video about using networks to understand systems they describe.   Talk given at the Santa Fe Institute.   The 2010 Ulam LectureNetworks and the World...

Giving Up Yahoo
From Wild WebMink

Giving Up Yahoo

Yahoo Messenger is the only IM network I use where I am bothered daily by spam-porn-bots attempting to add me to their contact lists. Some days there are as many...

2010 in review
From Wild WebMink

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter...

links for 2011-01-02
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-01-02

Facebook Close To Naming Sun Microsystems Campus As New Headquarters The new "you've got no privacy, get over it" moves in. I wonder who will get my old offices...

100 Things to Watch
From The Eponymous Pickle

100 Things to Watch

The Global Advertising Agency Jay Walter Thompson has put out a slide show on the 100 things to watch in 2011.   Provocative and interesting.

Custom QR Codes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Custom QR Codes

An explosion of interest in using QR codes this past year.  A Mashable piece on how to create your own custom QR codes.  In the comment there is a good point about...

My Most Read Posts of 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

My Most Read Posts of 2010

For the most part I want to focus on the future and not the past. But I did want to take one look back at traffic to this blog over the course of 2010. I have rough...

Real Time Analytics Surge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Real Time Analytics Surge

My UK colleague sends along a link to a note about the increasing use of in memory data management, and it's implications to data infrastructure and center design...

Five surprising changes in 2010
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Five surprising changes in 2010

I was among the first Canadians to own a Kindle. I justified my purchase as “research”. The Kindle was not satisfying for anything but fiction and I predicted it...

? Crossing Over
From Wild WebMink

? Crossing Over

2010 was a year of change for me, with many things I’m glad are past and with the roots of new things I am looking forward to exploring and growing. For 2011 I...

Disney Crowd Control Center
From The Eponymous Pickle

Disney Crowd Control Center

I mentioned the science of queuing theory here recently.   In the late 70's I had a chance to meet with scientists at Disney theme parks to talk crowd control. ...

Friday Squid Blogging: Research into Squid Skin
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Research into Squid Skin

DoD awarded a $6M grant to study squid skin: "Our internal nickname for this project is 'squid skin,' but it is really about fundamental research," said Naomi...

links for 2010-12-31
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-12-31

OSI Asks German FCO to Look Into the Proposed Patent Deal & You Can Too Groklaw has some useful extra information that helps cast light on the dynamics of the Novell...

Tor Routers
From Schneier on Security

Tor Routers

Home routers that automatically run Tor.

? The Typhoid Mary of Three Strikes
From Wild WebMink

? The Typhoid Mary of Three Strikes

Just before Christmas we saw the Spanish Parliament reject yet another attempt to introduce laws in Europe restricting Internet freedoms. There have been a rush...
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